Nigeria has no reason to fail to win AFCON, receive World Cup, says Erico
Former Super Eagles’ Assistant Coach, Joe Erico, thinks Nigeria has all it takes to end up being champions at the 2021 African Countries Cup in Cameroun, in addition to surpass the second round stage at the Qatar 2022 World Cup.
Speaking on Coach Gernot Rohr’s brand-new deal at the weekend, Erico said the target the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) set for the German, including to win the Cameroun 2021 Africa Nations Cup, is obtainable if the team worked hard for it.
He said Rohr now has the very best chance to assemble a powerful team that will not only win the Nations cup, however also excel at the Qatar 2022 World Cup, adding, however, that the only method these targets would be possible is by assembling the very best Nigerian gamers for matches without beliefs and interference from any quarter.
He argued that Rohr has enough pool of talents to build among the very best groups on the planet, adding, “I am pleased that he has actually restored his agreement since it offers him the possibility to develop on the structure he has actually already laid for the group.”
Erico added: “I believe Rohr should have actually assessed his past performance with the Super Eagles prior to accepting the target offered to him by the NFF to win next year’s AFCON and likewise succeed at the Qatar 2022 World Cup.
” Rohr is in a much better place to stand out to any level with Super Eagles at this moment based on the abundant young skills within and outside the nation striving to bet the Eagles.”
On the argument that Rohr has not constructed an excellent team despite inviting and dropping lots of players since he ended up being nationwide team coach, Erico stated a good coach would always keep altering players until he gets the right mix for his dream team.
He added: “When Rohr was dropping and choosing players in various games to get the best for the Super Eagles, some individuals said he did not have a team yet. This is not best due to the fact that Rohr is close to the team and if dropping and picking new players for specific positions works for him, there is no need to assault him.
” The NFF and football caring Nigerians ought to give Rohr the best assistance to succeed. He, in turn, should be focused to redeem Nigeria’s image in world football.”